Basic Site Details

Name: Engineering works for Brown Brothers & Co Ltd
City or county: Edinburgh
Country: Scotland
Parish:  
Status:  
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Notes: This a is probably a different site from the one in Broughton Street (or perhaps Broughton Road). See separate entry for extensions to workshops in Broughton Street. Cost 650,000

Building Type Classification

The building is classified under the following categories:
 ClassificationOriginal classification?Notes
Item 1 of 1Engineering works  

Events

The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 22 October 1964 ReconstructionBrown Bros to replace factory building destroyed by fire with new 600,000 unit
Item 2 of 21966 ReconstructionReconstruction after fire damage of light engineering factory, including office block, drawing offices and workshops. Cost 680,000

People

Design and Construction

The following individuals or organisations have carried out design/construction work. Where architects or practices worked together, matching letters appear beside their names in the Partnership Group column.
 NameRolePartnership GroupFromToNotes
Item 1 of 6Alexander ('Sandy') MacCallum (or McCallum) BrownArchitectA1966 Reconstruction after fire damage of light engineering factory, including office block, drawing offices and workshops.
Item 2 of 6Donald Hood CattanachArchitectA1966 Reconstruction after fire damage of light engineering factory, including office block, drawing offices and workshops. Partner in charge with direct reponsibility and management control.
Item 3 of 6Frank Wood JohnstonArchitectA1966  
Item 4 of 6J & F Johnston & Partners A1966 Reconstruction after fire damage of light engineering factory, including office block, drawing offices and workshops.
Item 5 of 6James Stewart JohnstonArchitectA1966 Reconstruction after fire damage of light engineering factory, including office block, drawing offices and workshops.
Item 6 of 6Thomas Inglis A1966 Reconstruction after fire damage of light engineering factory, including office block, drawing offices and workshops.

Clients

The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
 NameNotes
Item 1 of 1Brown Brothers & Co Ltd 

References

Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
 Author(s)DateTitlePartPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 2RIBA1970RIBA Directory 1970   
Item 2 of 2RIBA1975RIBA Directory of practices   

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1Builder2 October 1964  p742

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 1RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers F no ? (Combined Box 122)